Alliance enables Parallels customers to easily resell domain registration and SSL certificates from Tucows’ OpenSRS wholesale Internet division
SAN DIEGO – August 9, 2011 – Parallels® (www.parallels.com), the hosting and Cloud services enablement leader, today announced an alliance with Tucows Inc., whose wholesale Internet services group OpenSRS will offer domain names and SSL certificates to end-users through direct integration with Parallels Business Automation, Parallels Business Automation Standard and Parallels Plesk Panel billing platforms. The alliance will result in more ways for Parallels users and OpenSRS resellers to help small and medium business (SMB) customers quickly arm themselves with the Web services and tools they need to effectively compete and grow. Parallels and Tucows/OpenSRS made the announcement here at HostingCon 2011, the premier conference and trade show for the hosted services industry, which attracts industry professionals from over 30 countries.
"We're thrilled to be working with Parallels to integrate domain name management and SSL certificates through OpenSRS, directly into Parallels’ platforms," said Dave Woroch, EVP Sales, Tucows. "This new partnership between Parallels and OpenSRS will provide an even greater opportunity to enable an ever-expanding base of Parallels customers in the hosting industry to offer OpenSRS services."
“Parallels is excited to augment our ecosystem of partners with an industry leader such as Tucows,” said Bryan Goode, VP and GM of Marketplace, Parallels. “The ability to register OpenSRS domains and offer SSL certificates directly from the Parallels platform is another great feature that bolsters our service providers’ ability to profitably sell and deliver services to SMBs.”
Tucows is a global Internet services company. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 12,000 web hosts and ISPs. Hover is the easiest way for individuals and small businesses to manage their domain names and email addresses. YummyNames owns premium domain names that generate revenue through advertising or resale. Butterscotch.com is an online video network building on the foundation of Tucows Downloads. More information can be found at http://tucows.com.
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